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Highlight of this week's activities

11 - 17 June 2012

11 JUNE 2012
The Director-General met Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, daughter of Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Vice-President of Heidar Aliev Foundation, and expressed appreciation for the contributions of Azerbaijan to the United Nations and more specifically to cultural programmes at UNOG.

The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in presidential consultations of the Conference.

The Director-General opened the seventh edition of the Geneva Lecture Series with the participation of Mr. Carlos Slim Helú, which focused on the impact of new technologies on business and the world.

The Director-General attended a reception in honour of Mr. Carlos Slim Helú, hosted by Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, in association with the Diplomatic Club of Geneva.
12 JUNE 2012
The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in a plenary meeting of the Conference.

The Director-General welcomed Mr. Miquel Barcelò to the Palais des Nations and expressed his appreciation for the artist’s renowned sculpture which adorns the ceiling of the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room.

The Director-General attended a concert and reception on the occasion of the "UN International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East: Prospects for Peace, Understanding Current Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles" organized by the UN Department of Public Information in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.
13 JUNE 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Robert H. Serry, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority.

The Director-General attended a luncheon hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) with the participation of Mr. Robert Serry, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority.
14 JUNE 2012
The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in a plenary meeting of the Conference.

Mr. Shalva Tsiskarashvili, Permanent Representative of Georgia presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The Director-General attended a lunch held in honour of Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary, National League for Democracy in Myanmar, organized by Mr. Juan Somavia, Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization.

The Director-General attended a reception hosted by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, Mr. Alexey Borodavkin, with the participation of the International Association of Peace Foundations, on the occasion of Russian National Day.
15 JUNE 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Alexey Borodavkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, as well as former Russian chess champion Mr. Anatoly E. Karpov to discuss issues of common interest.

The Director-General participated in a webconference with students from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

The Director-General opened a panel discussion on “20 Years of ‘An Agenda for Peace’: a New Vision for Conflict Prevention?”, organized by UNOG and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.

The Director-General participated in a signing ceremony for the agreement between the UN and la Fondation des immeubles pour les organisations internationales (FIPOI) for architectural and energy-saving renovations to the Palais des Nations, with the participation of the Permanent Representative of Switzerland, Mr. Dante Martinelli, the Director of FIPOI, Mr. Francois Reinhard, and other high-level representatives of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland.

The Director-General attended a reception hosted by Mr. Fedor Rosocha, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.



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